Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Chelsea Owner Todd Boehly Wants To Buy Ligue 1 Side Strasbourg

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Chelsea owner, Todd Boehly has reportedly expressed interest in buying Ligue 1 club Strasbourg.

The American businessman completed his takeover of the Blues at the end of last May after Roman Abramovich put the club up for sale when he was sanctioned in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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Todd Boehly who already co-owns two basketball teams, Los Angeles Sparks and Los Angeles Lakers as well as baseball side Los Angeles Dodgers, is looking to expand his sporting empire and has held talks with Strasbourg’s president Marc Keller, who has been in charge of the French side since 2012, about a potential takeover.

According to L’Equipe, Boehly and his partners are interested in buying a 100 per cent stake in Strasbourg.

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The club is currently plying their trade in the top division of French football and are 15th in the table after winning four of their 24 matches this season.

Last September, there were reports that Boehly wanted to explore the possibility of buying a club in Brazil after being turned down by Santos.

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